Low cost Polymer Optical Fibre based transmission system for feeding integrated broadband wireless in-house LANs

A. Ng'Oma, A. M. J. Koonen, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, H. P. A. van den Boom, P. F. M. Smulders, G. D. Khoe

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Abstract

A novel method is presented to transport microwave signals over graded-index polymer optical fibre (GIPOF) networks feeding radio access points in high-capacity wireless LANs. It relies on optical frequency multiplying, by sweeping a laser wavelength over a number of free spectral ranges of a simple periodic optical filter at the access points. It enables a cost-effective system implementation, and easy upgrading by offering data signal transparency. Microwave frequencies at several tens of GHz carrying multi-point digital data signal constellation formats such as QPSK and QAM are achievable in GIPOF networks with a reach of several hunderds of metres.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProc. Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter
Publication date2002
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes
Event2002 Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 9 Dec 20029 Dec 2002
http://www.photonics-benelux.org/index.php/leosb-documents/symposium-proceedings/2002

Conference

Conference2002 Annual Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter
LocationVrije Universiteit Amsterdam
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period09/12/200209/12/2002
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Ng'Oma, A., Koonen, A. M. J., Tafur Monroy, I., Boom, H. P. A. V. D., Smulders, P. F. M., & Khoe, G. D. (2002). Low cost Polymer Optical Fibre based transmission system for feeding integrated broadband wireless in-house LANs. In Proc. Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter